Minnesota NAHRO Membership

If you are having trouble with registration, please call 651-925-4070 
or email info@mnnahro.org

Why become a member of Minnesota NAHRO?

As a member of Minnesota Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), you join the state's leading affordable housing and community development organization.  For over 60 years, we have served the state's housing and community development needs.

Minnesota NAHRO offers members an opportunity to sharpen skills and broaden education, discover a network of knowledge and experience, become a leader in the field and make a difference. In these challenging times, Minnesota NAHRO provides timely information, affordable trainings, online resources as well as legislative advocacy.

2019 Membership Rates & What to Expect in 2019

Minnesota NAHRO makes every effort to keep dues as low as possible while continuing to provide quality member services and resources. For 2019, Minnesota NAHRO's Board of Directors approve a 7% increase in membership dues, which have not been increased since 2012.  Minnesota NAHRO is working hard to offer new and continuing member benefits including:

  • Lead effort to secure state and federal funding for affordable housing programs
  • Lead effort to secure state bonds for housing with a significant increase in GO Bonds for Public Housing Rehab
  • Continue to provide quality training opportunities at conferences and events
  • Serve as a catalyst for our members to provide feedback on program and administrative concerns with key agencies
  • Keep our members informed by providing timely updates and opportunities for members to connect with decision makers

The Value of Membership - Some 2018 Highlights

Professional Development

  • Held two conferences, each which brought together hundreds of industry professionals from across the state
  • Held Leadership Retreat in Worthington, Minnesota and offered Financial Training in Willmar, Minnesota
  • Increased representation on National NAHRO committees, National Conferences and with our regional organization, NCRC

State & Federal Policy

  • Secured $10 million on GO Bonds for Public Housing Rehab
  • After a 5 year effort, the housing infrastructure bonds allow for affordable senior housing as a new eligible use
  • Monitored & represented our members on a wide array of policy issues introduced at the state capitol including landlord/tenant, tax policy, and redevelopment tools

Member Resources & Benefits

  • Every member receives discounted conference rates (typically 10-15% off) 
  • Provided timely information on issues important to our members including federal & state policy, job postings, funding opportunities and new resources

Serving Commissioners

  • Minnesota NAHRO developed and published our Commissioners Handbook with Minnesota specific information and resouces (available for $15 each or FREE if you use the flat rate below)
  • We offer a flat rate for Commissioners which means your board becomes individual members of Minnesota NAHRO at a discounted rate 

Scholarship & Recognition

  • Awarded three post-secondary education scholarships to residents served by the housing programs administered by Minnesota NAHRO agency members

Still not convinced? Additional Benefits of Membership:

Education & training seminars / Leadership retreats

Technical information and referral services / Professional development opportunities

 Legislative advocacy & policy initiatives

Conference discounts / Membership directory

Networking opportunities /  Emerging Leaders program

Awards program / Scholarship program

Opportunities to serve on National, Regional, & State NAHRO Committees